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gust earlier close to 40 in ocean city. they're a few hours ahead of us in terms of the storm. let me mention again, the rainfall will be heavy enough that we'll have some flooding issues as well. five to 10 inches of rain. >> and did you even mention the snow yet? >> not this go-round. >> that is for the next time. >> couldn't even get this one in. >> a blizzard warning out to the west as well. >> we've got a lot to get to. we had a stalled car 95 and 212- 6789 that has been moved out of the way. typically, roads such as beach drive tend to flood easily so we've already got them blocked off right now in preparation for flooding and storm damage. little falls parkway the same between massachusetts avenue and river road. that is already blocked off in case of storm damage and sligo creek parkway between rain wave and piney branch. metro, no service until further notice. amtrak, the northeast corridor service is suspended. winds restricts already in effect for those traveling out towards the bay bridge which means empty box trailers, trail are themselves that are not full of anything ca
. >> the storm brought new york city to a stand still leaving millions without power and crippling its subway system. >> and here at home, the clean- up is now under way. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> all right. this is a live look outside right now at ocean city where the waves continue to do their thing out there. it is a little chilly. really cold as we're not out of he woods yet with all the rain and wind, not just yet. so good morning to you. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. we'll get updates from our live reporters in just a bit. president obama has declared a federal disaster in new york and long island. the area took a hard hit from the storm. now, this is video of a transformer exploding last night. officials purposefully cut the power to lower manhattan to minimize damage from the flood waters there. the storm is now blamed for 16 deaths and at least seven of those in the new york region. flooding a major problem as well. >> mass transit was crippled by the floods. take a look at this path station in hoboken. you can see the water pouring through an
dead in new york city alone. billions ever dollars in damage. it will be days before life even begins to return to normal there. fox 5 morning news continues now. >>> straight up 6:00 on this halloween, wednesday, october 31st, 2012. taking a live look at reagan national airport today where, of course, the flights were pretty much at a stop for the last couple of days. things starting to get back to normal there this morning. good morning. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm a wisdom martin. >> before we get to weather, we want to talk about this. president barack obama will tour some of the hardest hit areas of new jersey today seeing the dam left behind by the superstorm firsthand. the storm is blamed for at least 55 deaths across 10 states. the white house and new york city mayor michael bloomberg have agreed now is not the right time for the president to visit new york as the city continues recovery efforts. new york's subway system remains closed today because of the extensive flooding. the new york stock exchange will be open, running on back- up generators. >>> we are also sharing so
be a thunderstorm south and southeast of the city. that is a possibility too. but when all is said and down, i don't think we'll see more than a few 100ths of an inch of rain here. 60s up and down the eastern seaboard. 48 in chicago. that cooler air will start to work in tonight and we will be in for somewhat cooler air starting tomorrow but another mild one expected today with temperatures in the low 70s. there is your forecast for today. a couple of showers around starting by midday. high temperatures about 72 degrees for your monday. >> we will take it. thank you. >> time now to check in with traffic. julie wright, hello, julie. >> the crew in sky fox, a little windy for them. they had to land. a little windy for them. lanes are open. volume increasing but that is to be expected at this hour as you continue out of dale city and making your way northbound on i-95 headed on the occoquan. no incidents to report, just volume dethraiz. 395 still behaving nicely leaving duke street. coming eastbound on 66, volume increasing out of manassas and than again slowing leaving fair oaks to 123. lanes are o
. then again, slow in the dale city area. stop and go as you make your way past route 1. here's a live look at route 1 in virginia. you can see volume in this area. the good news, not seeing any accidents on i-95. you are starting to slow down. aaron, over to you. >> thank you, danella. >>> breaking news now as the suicide bombing in afghanistan has killed at least 16 people. among them, three american nato service members. that attack happened in the eastern city of khosh near kabul. a suicide bomber apparently riding a motorcycle loaded with explosives crashed his bike into a patrol of international and afghan forces as they exited their vehicles. we're told about 50 people were also hurt in that blast. this video just coming into us. the taliban claiming responsibility for that attack. this latest attack comes as the u.s. marks 2,000 troops killed in afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001. a soldier was shot and killed during a gun fight with afghan soldiers. >>> president obama appears to be winning over voters in states that could decide this election. he leads mitt romney by t
paid a flat $1500 tax. now, the city is implementing the sales tax act and food trucks are no longer immune. they have to charge 10% on every sale. the tax went into effect yesterday and while most customers weren't happy about the extra fee, it didn't seem to impact the number of people lining up for for food. >>> a new parking plan to d.c. it would preserve spaces for disabled drivers. under mary cheh's plan, all drivers would have to pay to park but about 10% would be red in color and reserved for the disabled drivers. it is expected to cut down on fraud. >>> coming up next, we'll go live to fox business network in new york and find out what your dream reveal about what is going on at work. >> can't wait to hear what that is all about. as we go to break, if you can't sleep, it may be costing your employer. a new study says insomnia is to blame for about 247,000 mistake on the job each year. of a he had like half of those just this morning, adding up to about $30 billion in losses. >> we'll be right back. -- i've had like half of those just this morning. "a magic clock." okay, momm
northbound out city. overall, 95 stacked up out of stafford. traffic on 395 below speed at duke street. inbound suitland parkway before naylor road. we know of at least one lane currently blocked at this time. traveling southbound along 270, your lanes are open. no problems to report coming out from 109. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> tonight, as you know, the much anticipated rematch between president obama and mitt romney. >> only this time, the second presidential debate will be a town hall style format. the show downis being held at hofstra university in long island, new york and will be moderated by cnn's candy crowley. candidates will face questions from the audience. shawn yancy spoke with american university professor alan lichtman. >> he needs to be more engage ped and he needs to call out mitt romney when necessary, something he didn't do at all last time but of a got to tread a fine line and avoid the attack dog image. he needs to show that he can stand with ordinary people with the president and relate to them extremely well. that is the exampl
. >>> a terror plot targeting new york city. >> a suspect caught in the sting. details on what investigators say was his plan to, quote, troy america. >> the two presidential contenders appearing together tonight. but this time, they will have a little fun. little fun. . >>> 6:00 on this thursday, october 18th. we are taking a look at the woodrow wilson bridge where traffic seems to be moving pretty well this morning. very lucky this that regard. we've had some other issues throughout the morning. we'll check in with julie on that in just a bit. >> i'm sarah simmons. i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning nurse. we've been following this breaking news from the roadsen aperson was hit appear killed while walking along route 1 in alexandria. this happened just before 2:00 a.m. in the northbound lanes of route 1 near hunting to be avenue. this is just below the beltway. investigators cleared the scene within past hour and we'll continue to follow that. >>> let's check in with tucker barnes to get the latest on your forecast. another nice day in store. >> at least the start of
in new york city comes to his defense as chilling new details about his alleged plot are released. -- the family of the man accused of plotting to attack a high profile target in new york city comes to his defense as chilling new details about his allege plot are released. ty min dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland -- his alleged plot are released. for our schools. as governor, i can promise you, that money will go to education. that's the law and that's what we'll do. vote for question seven. asoned. vote for question seven. and marinated with our own special recipes. smithfield marinated pork. dinner that serves you . and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility, grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine.
-95, you will find your lanes are open coming in out of dale city. no problems to report. traffic is a little heavy coming in out of woodbridge. live picture eastbound along 66 working your way in from fair oaks. lanes are open on the beltway between annandale and merrifield. southbound 270, a little bit below speed touching the brakes as you head out to the truck scales. >>> the reflecting pool in tonight of the lincoln memorial is empty again during the two- year $35 million renovation. it was reengineered to draw river water instead of city drinking water. the level of so don't needed to prevent the algae from forming wasn't collaborate correctly. now the national park service is scrubbing away the mess. it will take several days to clean up and refill the pool. >>> you have likely seen them scattered near nightclubs downtown or left on parked cars. now, one city councilmember wants to put an end to the flyers left on windshield. come jim graham says they lead to littering. the proposal comes with a legal challenge because opponents say it would violate the first amendment. gra
there just south of the city as you work down 95 between generally washington and fredericksburg. we are getting some rain showers as well. that will be crossing the potomac and over towards waldorf and la plata here before long. this is all associated with this frontal system that has been moving oh, so slowly and will continue to kind of track east during the morning. so we'll have some early showers and then we'll be dealing with cloud cover for much of the morning. but by later this afternoon, a little bit more in the way of sunshine and a little bit more in the way of drier air will start to work in from the north and west. it should gradually bet more comfortable later today. temperature at reagan national, 73 degrees. notice your cooler air north and west. 51 in columbus this morning and 60 in detroit. some of their air will get in here later tonight. we are going to be improving things gradually over our thursday. 82 your daytime high. it will be a nice warm afternoon. 81 in manassas and 84 in leonardtown. enjoy the last of the heat. by this weekend, we'll be in for real octo
into the 40s here in the city. there is a live look at your satellite picture. most of the cloud cover is well to our north and to northern new england, upstate new yo. we are looking at fine conditionsen unlike yesterday, -- looking at fine conditions unlike yesterday. reagan national, right now at 49 degrees. 45 at dulles. bwi marshall, 46 degrees. here is your forecast for today. again, temperatures about 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. we'll go 62 here in town. but notice most of the area only in the upper 50s for a daytime high. bring along a jacket. dim bring a jacket if you are going to the game this afternoon. once that sun starts to go down, it will cool off in a hurry. >> great. thank you. >> julie wright is already commenting on this. >> you talking to us or somebody else. >> traffic will throw from other to 123. we had the stalled car inbound suitland parkway swat branch avenue. that was tying up part of that ramp as you come inbound off the suitland parkway. lanes are open. no trouble spots to report continuing inbound towards pennsylvania avenue. inbound new york avenue looks g
to the north and west of the city has fallen back into the 30s. it's cool start. 46 at b wait a minute marshall. here your forecast for today. high temperatures a little warmer than yesterday. we'll go 72 here in town. 70 in fredericksburg. a little cooler off to the north and west. 66 the forecast high in frederick. >> so sort of like the carbon copy of yesterday. >> we got in the mid-60s yesterday. warmer than yesterday but just a few degrees. >> perfect, we'll take it. >> and sunny. >> it is a bonanza. >> julie wright joining us now. i don't use the word bonanza very often but i think it might be. >> i might have to steal that. i like it. on the roads, you will find we are quite busy. we are dealing with eastbound 66 coming inbound approaching 50 fair oaks. we had an accident along the left side of the roadway. heads up working your way inbound leaving centreville headed in towards the accident scene. we have delays northbound along i-95 headed up into newington. lanes are open once again. traffic dim slowing out from aquia harbor continuing northbound up towards quantico and making your exi
are south and west of the city, you could be in the low 1r0. >> fredericksburg hit 84 yesterday? >> yes, it did. -- if you are south and west of the city, you could be in the low 80s. >> nothing wrong with that. >> a busy morning on 95 already. >> you got that right. we do have footage from this crash involving what was an overturned tractor-trailer leaking fuel northbound i-59 north of 17 -- northbound i-95 north of 17 at the 138-mile marker. marker. traveling northbound on i-95, again, accident activity occurred here near the stafford airport. two right lanes are getting by at mile marker 138. a lot of you have been bailing out, picking up route one. there are certain stretches of route one where the speed him its is only 35 miles per hour. once you reconnect by way of courthouse road, you are well past this incident scene. northbound i-95 still congested through stafford trying to work qawr -- your way up towards quantico. this is northbound i-95 north of backlick road. accident activity tying up the second lane from the left. no one is able to get by at this time. 395, your lanes
on display. it is being pulled through the city streets over the next two days. now, crews have had to clear hundreds of trees and close the sidewalks to make this move possible. you may remember that endeavour flew 25 times over two decades so now it is on the move for the last time. the last time. >> they cleared trees? >> i wasn't aware that they had to do all that to move this. but it is big so if they had to take it through the streets, they had to do some works. >>> in just under 20 minutes, the fight against breast cancer takes over the nation's capital. >> while we wait it out another few week to find out who will be the next president, metro is already making plans for the big swearing-in ceremony. what they have in store for a less heck tyke commute. we've got that coming up. we'll be back. david smallwood: maryland money needs to stay inin maryland. it's just that simple, i mean, it's a no brainer. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them.
york, we are on the mild side. 64 in new york city. rain showers, we're done with those. we have a cool june -- we have a cool down on the seven-day forecast. we'll have that in just a minute. >>> time now to hit the roads with on-time traffic and julie wright. >> all right. we are kind. busy. we a lot of fog to deal with out here on the roads. we are checking in with metro and they say before a power outage affecting the escalators at the woodley park station. so the elevators are working. it is just the escalators that are out of service at this time. do make note of that. elevator is working. escalator is not. southbound 270 with lanes open below speed as you continue from 85 out to the truck scales south of 109, about a 25 minute ride. we have a slow trip lined up for you now if you are traveling the beltway here at the 95/395 interchange. we had accident activity to go north on the ramp. be careful headed northbound. can you still see some activity there if you are traveling north onto 395. lanes are open. again, this is the slowdown we just mapped out for you coming in out of hya
to maine are getting ready for what some have dubbed a frankenstorm. cities along the east coast are brace identifying storm surge now. -- bracing for a storm surge now. >> that said it all pretty much. >> thank you, tucker j have a good weekend, everybody. it is still a hurricane, hurricane sandy. you mentioned the cold air. by the time it gets to us, it will be what we call a hybrid. all bets are off. we don't really know how that will completely interact. we had some ideas and one of those is the wind field will be extremely large. the wind field could stretch from roughly richmond to north of new york city where there could be widespread damage. up fortunately, one of the big concerns -- unfortunately, one of the big concerns around here will be a potential power loss. i think if the storm does make landfall close to us, that could become an issue. there is tracking off to the north and west at about 13. it will loss a little intensity today. as it encounters the colder air to the north and west, it will reenergize itself. what is the time frame for the impact locally? i would say by
. guess who won the game in kansas city? the wizards win in kansas city and they're 3-4 on the pre- season. get excited for your washington wizards. next week. let's go back over to sarah and tucker. tucker. kung fu panda. >> ' excite about that. >> he loves the panda. >> maybe you can get excited about this. >> a legendary name in music going to be part of fox 5 morning news today. roberta flack is in town for a series of shows. roberta is sitting down with our allison seymour. you can see that interview this morning in our 9:00 hour. something to be excited about. >> i'm excited. >> i can't name of the players right now but i'm excited about the wizards. forecast looks good. yesterday we tied a record at reagan national. 84degrees. won't be that warm today. it will be a little cooler. tle let's get started with a look at your forecast. we have a lot to talk about. starting to get lots of questions about what is going to happen at the end of the weekend. >> hurricane sandy. >> sandy. >> 61 at quantico. 64 in annapolis. temperatures not terribly cool. our overnight lows should be in the 40
of the city and today we're in the mid-40s. 46 in gaithersburg and 45 in manassas. not a bad start to the day temperature-wise. still a little cool out there. kids will probably want a jacket here. rain showers off to the north. you can see those pushing across pennsylvania as we speak. notice the movement here west to east. the thinking is that we're going to keep the showers just far enough north of us that we're not going to see any rain around here. we will see the cloudiness. you can see the clouds have been kind of spilling back into the washington area during your overnight hours. we will have clouds around today. kind of a mix of sunshine and then some cloudiness and very warm. high pressure off to the south is allowing our wind to back around it and come up out of the south and west. that is allowing the unseasonably warm air in here and we'll continue to do so for the next couple of days. temperatures will remain above normal for much of the week. 79 today. winds south and west here at five to 10. sun and clouds just a beautiful affect for you as we're expecting dry conditions for a
in new york to display the ads in the new york city subway system. the signs are also up on some san francisco city buses. metro's lawyers told the judge on thursday that it did have verifiable threats talking to the f.b.i. they said there were concerns of threats of violence for the ads did go up in d.c. today. again, just one ad in four stations here at u street on georgia avenue, glenmont and also the takoma stations. metro transit police say they are ready in case there are any protests. >> thank you. >>> an outbreak of a rare form of meningitislinged to a steroid injection has now grown to nearly 100 cases. >> nine states have reported case and seven people have died. mary ann rafferty has more. >> reporter: the steroid injects is believed to have originated from the new england compounding center in massachusetts. there are 91 confirmed cases of mungal men i think juvenile diabetes we are investigating an unusual outbreak of meningitis. >> more than 17,000 vials of contaminate steroid have been ship touted nearly 100 facilities in 23 states. despite the number, only a select po
president joe biden and republican rival paul ryan will work to boost number at the polls. the city of danville, kept ken is hope fig boost as wellle stores there stocking up on politically themed items and has been a huge spruce-up with streets being repaved and no signs being put up as well. it will be held at center college. >>> think back for a minute to the last inauguration. >> it was cold. >> it was brutally cold. remember all of this? the record-setting crowds? the next big day isn't too far away and metro has a plan in place. we'll have more on that coming up next. >> first, we'll check in with tucker for your forecast. nice warm-up heading our way today and tucker will have the details on it when we come back. [ kreg smith ] i'm third generation military. i served in the army, two tours over there. when i got back from iraq, i was searching for new jobs. [ lionel hamilton ] veterans make great employees, because you know they've already got expertise and they've got job skills instilled in them from the military. [ kreg smith ] what i've learned, being deployed overseas, i
was multitasking. in a city that never sleeps. >> maybe he should sleep or work on his game, not the game off the field but the game on the field. >> that ship has sailed. it is time to make new friends. go into the off season with new friends. multitasking. >> they said he stopped flirting once derek jeter hurt his ankle. >> derek jeter is a single guy, competition. iened completely what is going on. >> that is the end of this morning line. >> what do you think, tucker? i'm with wisdom on this one. >> yeah, tucker. >> he might as well, right? >> multitasking. >> did you tell your wife, wisdom? >> i'm not a-rod. not in the martin household. >> what is going on? >> we have cool temperatures to start your morning. back in the 30s. definitely jacket wet early. but later this afternoon, bright sunshine and we should be up near the 70s. >> a nice couple of days here. let's kick it off and look at our numbers. at reagan national, we are down to 49 degrees. back in the 40s here in town. we'll go to some numbers. >> they just want to look at us. >> we'll just hang out. make my word for it. >> 36 degr
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